Mental Health

Domestic Violence & Mental Health

Lyndsey Dearlove, VAWG Partnership Manager at Hestia, discusses the topic of mental health as it intertwines with domestic violence. Organisations across the third sector share the same goal: to provide the best possible support for our services users. In challenging times of ever-growing referrals and tighter financial constraints, it is important that new approaches are

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Domestic Violence In Childhood – Natasha Benjamin blogs

We’re so fortunate to have partnered with Free Your Mind, a charity working with victims of childhood domestic violence. Here, Natasha Benjamin, Founder and Managing Director of Free Your Mind, discusses her own experience with domestic violence and mental health, and why it is so importance more awareness is raised around children who grow up around family

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Mind in Kingston join UK SAYS NO MORE

We are really pleased to announce we have the support of another fantastic organisation doing some incredible work around mental health. Mind in Kingston currently provide a range services in the Royal Borough of Kingston, London where they aim to achieve the following outcomes: For tenants and service users: A home that meets their needs where

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Looking after your mental health as a survivor of violence

Experiencing domestic or sexual violence or can have a huge impact on your overall wellbeing, mentally and emotionally. It is widely acknowledged, for example, that domestic abuse is a leading cause of ill mental health. If you’ve just left an abusive relationship, or you’ve been a victim to sexual violence or harassment, you may find yourself

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Free Your Mind join UK SAYS NO MORE

Free Your Mind join UK SAYS NO MORE to end domestic violence and sexual assault.        Free Your Mind is Child Domestic Violence and Mental Heath support, awareness and support service. Domestic Violence and Mental Illness is a major problem of our time; one that impacts on all aspects of a person’s life. 1

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Centre For Mental Health Joins UK SAYS NO MORE

Centre for Mental Health Joins UK SAYS NO MORE

The UK SAYS NO MORE team at Hestia are so happy to announce that Centre for Mental Health has joined the campaign as a partner! Centre for Mental Health is the UK’s leading authority in mental health research. Find out more about their work changing the lives of those with mental health problems: Our vision

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YoungMinds Joins the UK SAYS NO MORE Campaign

YoungMinds Joins UK SAYS NO MORE Campaign!

We are thrilled to announce that YoungMinds have joined UK SAYS NO MORE as a partner, taking part in the nationwide campaign raising awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault across the UK. What do they do? YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

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UK Says No More urges victims to make use of Safe Spaces as incidents are expected to rise during Euros.

UK Says No More has joined together with high street banks and pharmacies to urge anyone at risk to access support via designated Safe Spaces found on high streets across the UK.

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NatWest marks ‘No More Week’ by opening Safe Spaces for economic and domestic abuse victims

6 March 2024 NatWest Group is announcing that starting this week it will offer Safe Spaces to people experiencing economic and domestic abuse in over 360 branches across the UK including NatWest, Ulster Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland branches.  Safe Spaces, part of Hestia’s UK Says No More campaign, are designated locations which anyone ...

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Nationwide – the UK’s biggest branch network – joins Hestia’s Safe Spaces

Nationwide – the largest branch network of any UK banking brand -– will offer Hestia’s Safe Spaces scheme to people experiencing domestic abuse across more than 400 branches across the UK. A recent poll by Nationwide shows almost half (48%) the population have experienced, or know someone who has experienced domestic abuse, with almost one ...

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